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[I] The British Isles and Mediterranean possessions (Gibraltar, Malta, Cyprus)--[II] Asia including the Indian Empire and dependencies, Ceylon, British Malaya & Far Eastern possessions.--[III] Africa including South Africa, Rhodesia, Nyasaland, British East Africa, Uganda, Somaliland, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan & Egypt, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Gold Coast, Nigeria, Walfish Bay, with Mauritius and other islands in the Indian and Atlantic oceans.--[IV] America including Canada, Newfoundland, the British West Indies, and the Falkland Islands & dependencies.--[V] Australasia including Australia, New Zealand, the Western Pacific & the British sector in Antarctica.--[VI] General survey including administration, legal problems, history, defence, education, acclimatization, mapping, commerce, communication, migration